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More Thais leave Egypt Thursday

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More than 300 Thais will be airlifted from Egypt on Thursday on a charter flight and will arrive in Bangkok on Friday. 

Cairo's Tahrir Square is partially reopened to traffic as a handful of tents of opponents to Egypt's deposed president Mohammed Morsi remain on the centre island on Tuesday. (AFP photo)

The Thai embassy in Cairo will charter a Boeing 777-300 from Egypt Air to move 322 students and 10 other workers out of the Egyptian capital to escape the uncertain political situation in the northern African country, Nuttavudh Photisaro, deputy permanent secretary for foreign affairs, said on Wednesday after a meeting of officials from various agencies on the evacuation plan.

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